This story was originally published October 15, 2015.
One oft-quoted line from Sex and the City
is Carrie's confession that she has spent $40,000 on shoes. While we haven't calculated how much we've spent on footwear over the course of a lifetime, $40,000 does
There are at least a few things
gets right about NYC. But it's safe to say that its portrayal of a journalist's fashion budget is far from realistic. Fur coats, Dior dresses, and a steady stream of Manolos and Louboutins? Please.
But of course, we wanted concrete proof. We chatted with shopping startup The Take
to calculate just how much money a typical Carrie outfit costs. Surprise, surprise, those Ralph Lauren suits are not
cheap. Click through to see what the most
expensive item is for each of these iconic outfits.